Need An Orange Race Car? 8 Star Motorsports Has Some For Sale

Need a Daytona Prototype, a Prototype Challenge or a Prototype Lites car for TUDOR United SportsCar? Love bright orange? 8 Star Motorsports is short on funding this season and just put a ton of their IMSA-legal toys up for sale. Their crunch is your gain, amigo. » 2/07/15 1:29pm 2/07/15 1:29pm

Oh, and if you're not interested in an orange prototype…

Ten Zero Cost Ways To Improve IMSA Racing: Part 1

The Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, with 10 different manufacturers and 17 separate models features the most diverse lineup of street car based racecars in the world. Driving them, are some of the most deranged, maniacal and talented drivers on the planet (emphasis on the deranged and maniacal). I am lucky enough » 12/23/14 6:30am 12/23/14 6:30am

Former IndyCar driver Randy Lanier to be released from prison

Randy Lanier was the former Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year—whose promising auto racing career scandalously careened into oblivion, when he was sentenced to life without parole for his role as an international drug trafficking mastermind. And next week, Autoweek has learned, he will shuffle out of prison a free… » 10/09/14 3:08pm 10/09/14 3:08pm

Driving Blind During Night Practice At Petit Le Mans In A Ferrari F458

Rocketing around the rolling Road Atlanta circuit in full daylight is enough of a challenge in a full-race Ferrari F458 Italia. Try doing it in pitch black at night and its a damn frightening exercise, but as IndyCar driver/commentator and sports car ace Townsend Bell demonstrates, it's actually possible to drive on… » 10/03/14 9:09pm 10/03/14 9:09pm

A Look Inside the Ferrari 458 Workshop of Risi Competizione

As penniless teenager, I used to sometimes find myself (paradoxically) in the spotless showroom of Ferrari of Houston, just to stare. All of my heroes from the magazines I studied — here they were. It was a serene place: you step softly around the showroom, more like a museum than a car dealership. If I had dragged… » 9/17/14 9:55pm 9/17/14 9:55pm

Still Searching For Answers From Sebring? Q&A with IMSA's Scott Atherton

[No one who watched this year's Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring needs to be told that, although there were plenty of racing thrills in all classes, there were way too many spills, too, as well as operational blunders that tended to exaggerate the consequences of the many incidents and accidents. We greatly appreciate… » 3/22/14 10:44am 3/22/14 10:44am

Marshall Pruett’s Racing Tech Mailbag for March 6

Welcome to Marshall Pruett's new Racing Tech Mailbag on RACER.com. If you have questions about the technical side of the sport for Pruett, who spent most of his life working as a mechanic and engineer in open-wheel and sports car racing, send them to PruettsTechMailbag@Racer.com. We can't guarantee your letter will be… » 3/06/14 12:14pm 3/06/14 12:14pm